Veterans memorial, dances offered Friday

A veterans memorial and dances are among Friday’s activities on the Peninsula.

Information also is available on the interactive calendar at www.peninsuladailynews.com/calendar.

PORT TOWNSEND

Conversation Cafe

PORT TOWNSEND — Conversation Cafe will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The group meets at Alchemy Restaurant, 842 Washington St.

This week’s topic is “Effects of Denial.”

Balfolk dance

PORT TOWNSEND — A Balfolk International Dance is set from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.

The dance featuring partner and circle steps from Europe will be at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona Ave.

Admission is $5 to $20 on a sliding scale.

For more information, visit www.quimpergrange.com.

SEQUIM

Dance concert

SEQUIM — Sequim Elks will host a dance and concert from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The dance will be at the Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road.

Music will be performed by the Jonathan Doyle Quartet playing jazz and swing.

Admission is $10 per person, $8 for Elks members.

For more information, call Lance Staub at 360-460-9608 or email [email protected].

PORT ANGELES

Veterans memorial

PORT ANGELES — A veterans memorial service is planned at 1 p.m. Friday.

The service is conducted on the last Friday of each month at Veterans Memorial Park, 217 S. Lincoln St.

During the ceremony, the names of local veterans are read aloud, the bell is rung after each name, a rifle salute is fired and a bugler plays taps.

The ceremony is preceded by a bagpiper who also closes the ceremony by playing “Amazing Grace.”

Masonic bingo

PORT ANGELES — Mason’s Lodge 69 will host bingo from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

The lodge is at 622 S. Lincoln St. Proceeds benefit Lodge programs.

For more information, visit www.pamasonic.org.

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